BRITISH COMMONWEALTH of Nations : British Empire
(London + Westminster)

British Occupied HELIGOLAND Archipelago

Flag or logo since 1945-05-08
HELIGOLAND Archipelago (en)
Emblem or Symbol

King George VI
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1936-12-11)
Capital:Heligoland - (Heligoland)
Official languages: English (en) .

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

GERMANY GERMAN Provisional Government of the Reich : Flensburg Government  (Flensburg)
SAAR United States Military Government of SAAR  (Saarbrucken)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AMERICAN ZONE IN GERMANY American Occupation Zone in GERMANY  (Frankfort on the Main)
ANHALT Free State of ANHALT  (Dessau)
BADEN Republic of BADEN  (Karlsruhe)
BAVARIA Free State of BAVARIA  (Munich)
BREMEN Free Hanseatic City of BREMEN  (Bremen)
BRUNSWICK Free State of BRUNSWICK  (Brunswick)
BUESINGEN Enclave of the Commune of BUESINGEN part of Constance  (Buesingen)
CHEMNITZ CHEMNITZ Region  (Chemnitz)
CUXHAVEN Enclave of the Urban District of CUXHAVEN  (Cuxhaven)
EAST GERMANY Soviet Occupation Zone in EAST GERMANY  (Berlin-Karlshorst)
EMSLAND British and Free Polish Occupied EMSLAND Region  (Meppen)
FRENCH ZONE IN GERMANY French Military Zone in GERMANY  (Baden-Baden)
FRINGSHAUS Belgian Enclave of FRINGSHAUS  (Fringshaus)
HALLE-MERSEBURG Prussian Province of HALLE-MERSEBURG  (Merseburg)
HAMBURG Hanseatic City of HAMBURG  (Hamburg)
HANOVER Prussian Province of HANOVER  (Hanover)
HEMMERES German Enclave of HEMMERES part of Winterspelt Municipality  (Hemmeres)
HESSE-DARMSTADT People''s State of HESSE  (Darmstadt)
KEHL Canton of KEHL part of Greater Strasbourg  (Kehl)
KURHESSEN Province of KURHESSEN  (Kassel)
LEIPZIG LEIPZIG Region  (Leipzig)
LUBECK British Occupied Prussian Hanseatic City of LUBECK  (Lubeck)
MOLDAUHAFEN Leased Territory of MOLDAUHAFEN  (Moldauhafen)
MUENSTERBILDCHEN MUENSTERBILDCHEN Enclave part of Roetgen Municipality  (Muensterbildchen)
MUETZENICH Enclave of the Commune of MUETZENICH  (Muetzenich)
NASSAU Prussian Province of NASSAU  (Wiesbaden)
OLDENBURG Free State of OLDENBURG  (Oldenburg)
PRUSSIA Free State of PRUSSIA  (Berlin-Karlshorst)
ROETGEN FOREST ROETGEN FOREST Enclave part of Roetgen Municipality  (Forst Rotgen)
RUECKSCHLAG RUECKSCHLAG Enclave part of Monschau Municipality  (Rueckschlag)
RUITZHOF RUITZHOF Enclave part of Monschau Municipality  (Ruitzhof)
SAXONY Free State of SAXONY  (Dresden)
SCHLOSS HOHENBURG Luxemburgian Residency of SCHLOSS HOHENBURG  (Schloss Hohenburg)
THURINGIA Free State of THURINGIA  (Weimar)
VERENAHOF Enclave of VERENAHOF  (Buettenharter Hof)
WESTPHALIA Prussian Province of WESTPHALIA  (Muenster)
WISMAR Urban District of WISMAR  (Wismar)
WURTTEMBERG Free People''s State of WURTTEMBERG  (Stuttgart)
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Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.


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